Akasa Air to launch Delhi flights next month


MUMBAI: Akasa Air, which launched flights last month has announced Delhi as its sixth destination on its network. With this Delhi will join its existing network of Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai and Mumbai.
The flights on the Delhi-Bengaluru and Delhi-Ahmedabad routes will start on October 7, 2022, exactly within two months of the airline’s commercial start, said the airline in a press statement. “To further enhance connectivity on existing sectors, the airline has also announced additional daily flights on the Ahmedabad-Bengaluru route also commencing from October 07,” it added.
With this, by October 10, the airline will have crossed 250 flights per week along a total of nine routes. With a fleet expansion plan that adds one new aircraft every 15 days, the airline said it will soon put its fifth aircraft into operation. The airline added that it will continue to grow its network with a focus on metro to tier 2 and 3 route connectivity. The airline said its fleet size will be 18 aircraft by the end of March 2023 and over the next four years it will add 54 additional aircraft, taking its total fleet size to 72 aircraft.
Praveen Iyer, co-founder, and chief commercial officer, Akasa Air, said: “With our fifth aircraft coming into operations shortly, we will achieve the milestone of 250 flights per week soon. Apart from flights between Delhi and Bengaluru, we further augment our network between Bengaluru and Ahmedabad by adding the second frequency between this route. In addition, we also announce another new route, Delhi – Ahmedabad – Delhi, all effective 7th October”.





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